Western Style Democracies And The Misrepresentation Of The People


EZRA POUND DEMOCRACY

GLOBAL RESEARCH – Jean-Jacques Rousseau was aware of the dangers of passive politics. He advocated a more proactive approach of continual political activity. He wrote: “among the Greeks, whatever the people had to do, they did themselves; they were constantly assembled in the market place.” 

It is likely that Trump will disappoint his supporters given the limitations of his new position but the possibilities for change signaled by Trump should give people hope and make them realise that only by getting out on the streets and showing their strength in numbers, choosing their own representatives and leaders and demanding change will anything progress.  CONTINUE READING

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